The police have been given the green light to arrest a person on reasonable grounds where it’s believed that a crime is about to be committed.

The concept of ‘preventative detention’ was announced on Wednesday by Prime Minister Andrew Holness at Jamaica House.

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Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte says this is permissible under the constitution.

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She says these are extraordinary times.

And Prime Minister Holness has announced measures to deal with the problems of domestic violence, sexual abuse and the sexual grooming of minors.

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He says the police will now clamp down on the creation and distribution of child pornography.

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The Prime Minister also announced that the Domestic Violence Act will be reviewed.

He also revealed there’ll be a zero tolerance approach to crimes committed within the public transportation sector.

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Prime Minister Holness says operators must remove tints from public passenger vehicles – as outlined in the law – by Monday.

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